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Pressure on U.S. P&C insurance sector causes Fitch to turn negative

The outlook for the U.S. property & casualty insurance sector is now negative, according to Fitch Ratings, reflecting the challenging operating environment and expectation that competition is set to increase, while profitability has been on the wane.Fitch Ratings is already negative on the global reinsurance sector and on the London read the full article →

Reinsurers pressured by rising capital supply, receding demand: Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs analysts have published a cautious outlook for the U.S. property & casualty insurance sector for 2014. The analysts say that momentum is slowing which, with catastrophe losses low and reserves high, shows a narrowing window for outperformance.Of course the market conditions for U.S. P&C insurers will greatly affect read the full article →

U.S. property & casualty insurers profits tumble in 2011 as catastrophes bite

Figures released by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) clearly show the impact that the severe weather and catastrophes during the first half of 2011 have had on their balance sheets. On average it shows that their net income fell by over read the full article →